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An eye on the modern century : selected letters of Henry McBride

Author: Henry McBride; Steven Watson; Catherine Morris
Publisher: New Haven : Yale University Press, ©2000.
Series: Henry McBride series in modernism and modernity.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Henry McBride (1867-1962) became a towering figure in art criticism during a long career that began in 1913 - the year of the famous Armory Show in New York that opened American eyes to avant-garde developments in European art - and continued until the advent of Abstract Expressionism in the late 1940s and early 1950s. In this collection of letters, Henry McBride describes some of the most important events and
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Genre/Form: Records and correspondence
Correspondence
Named Person: Henry McBride; Henry McBride; Henry McBride; Henry McBride; Henry McBride
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Henry McBride; Steven Watson; Catherine Morris
ISBN: 0300083262 9780300083262
OCLC Number: 43634869
Description: 372 p. ; 25 cm.
Contents: Introduction: The Cultivation of Henry McBride --
Henry McBride: A Biographical Sketch --
Letters, 1894-1959. Art Criticism at the Beginning of McBride's Career. Gertrude Stein. The Dial. The Stettheimer Sisters. Malcolm Macadam. Callicaste. McBride's years at Creative Art. McBride and Four Saints in Three Acts. McBride Meets Max Miltzlaff. Changes in the 1950s. McBride's Collection.
Series Title: Henry McBride series in modernism and modernity.
Responsibility: edited by Steven Watson & Catherine J. Morris.

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"Henry McBride (1867-1962) became a towering figure in art criticism during a long career that began in 1913 - the year of the famous Armory Show in New York that opened American eyes to avant-garde developments in European art - and continued until the advent of Abstract Expressionism in the late 1940s and early 1950s. In this collection of letters, Henry McBride describes some of the most important events and figures of twentieth-century modernism.

These letters reveal McBride's responses to revolutionary changes in the world of art and in the world at large."--BOOK JACKET.

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